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tonight. her alleged killers are in jail. dean reynolds on the shooting death of hadiya pendleton. and the taliban robbed afghanistan of its musical soul, but he is bringing it back. >> we can speak in a common language of humanity, which is the language of music. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. the most-wanted man in california, fired los angeles cop christopher dorner, appears to be surrounded tonight. he's holed up in a house in san bernardino county, east of l.a. dorner was discovered by fish and game officers a little after noon local time today. there have been gun battles and two officers have been wounded. their condition is unknown. this is the sound of one of those gun battles recorded by our correspondent, carter evans. (gunshots) >> reporter: i hear some screaming. you heard all that gun fire. i see a team of sheriffs deputies in full-on fatigues with weapons drawn running towards us right now. we are down on the ground behind the fields of our car right now with th
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president obama's chicago home that prompted this crackdown, and dean reynolds has more. >> hadiya pendleton was shot in the back on tuesday as she and some friends gathered at this park on the way home from high school. targeted, police said, by a gunman who likely thought they were rival gang members trespassing on his turf. damon stewart is hadiya's godfather and a chicago policeman. >> wrong place, wrong time-- one individual walks in, and somebody does a shooting. nothing you can do about it. >> reporter: but the plan announced today to shift 200 police officers from desk jobs to street duty is one initiative designed to saturate gang- infested neighborhoods with law enforcement. >> as we grieve for hadiya, we need to work together to protect our greatest resource-- the children of the city of chicago. >> reporter: but earlier this month, the mayor admitted it will take more than flooding chicago with cops to stop the killing. >> there's an element to that. there's an element to people's sense of not having any sense of hope. but that doesn't dismiss or permit... >> reporter: or excuse.
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of the union address are the parents of hadiya pendleton. the 15-year-old honors student was shot to death not far from the obama's chicago home, an innocent victim of the city's gang wars. today, two suspects were ordered held without bail, and dean reynolds has more. >> reporter: chicago detectives flooded the area of the city park where hadiya pendleton was killed last month, and they were led to the suspects with the help of surveillance videos and interviews with parolees in the neighborhood. alleged gang members michael ward, 18-- who police say has already confessed-- and kenneth williams, 20, were picked up saturday night and charged on monday. chicago police superintendent gary mccarthy. >> they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. instead, it was a group of upstanding, determined kids like hadiya who were repulsed by the gang lifestyle. hadiya's parents, invited to the state of the union in washington, were relieved. cleopatra cowley is her mother. >> i can't close the book on my child, but i'm very excited that the murderers who hurt my baby have be
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in the house chamber, including the parents of hadiya pendleton, the 15- year-old honor student who performed at mr. obama's inauguration but was shot and killed days later just a mile from the obama's chicago home, a victim of gang violence. her parents were sitting with the first lady last night. >> hadiya's parents, nate and cleo, are in this chamber tonight along with more than two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. ( applause ) they deserve a vote. they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak e families of eetucson and blacksburg, and the coesr communie ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. ( applause ) >> pelley: he is asking for a vote on three proposals: background checks for all guns a ban on assault weapons, and a limit on how many rounds an ammunition magazine can hold. our congressional correspondent, nancy cordes, has been talking to members today. and, nancy, are those victims of gun violence going to ge